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AFSCME Votes to Strike, USLAC UCSB Plans in Solidarity

UC workers went on a three-day strike last May regarding the same issue, drawing the support of several hundred students at UCSB as well as some faculty members.
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Title IX Policy Changes Explained By Student Advisory Board Representative

The UC-wide sexual violence and sexual harassment policy is currently in a formal review period.
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Governor Brown Vetoes “Abortion Pill” Bill

California Senator Connie Leyva originally introduced SB 320 in Feb. 2017.
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UC Commits to Using 100% Renewable Electricity Sources by 2025

The UC commitment precedes Governor Jerry Brown’s signing of Senate Bill 100 on Sept. 10.
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Beyond the Ranking: UCSB Outside Academics

There is more to a university than its numbers; the way that students are supported and included contributes to their academic and professional success.
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UC Regents Found in Contempt Of Court, Expelled Student Allowed to Return to UCSB

The student who filed the complaint, referred to as Jane Roe in court documents, said Doe stalked her on a daily basis after the two engaged in a sexual encounter in November 2015 and briefly dated.
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DACA Recipients Continue To Receive Renewals Following UC Lawsuit

This was the direct result of a federal injunction filed after UC President Janet Napolitano brought a lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security.
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Brown Signs Budget Act of 2018, Increases Funding to UC

Napolitano has yet to release a statement on the signed Budget Act, and it is unknown at this time whether the funding was enough to prevent a future in-state tuition increase for UC students.
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AFSCME Strike Comes to an End, A.S. Passes Resolution in Support

The Associated Students Senate passed a resolution during a meeting Wednesday night expressing support for the UC workers union’s three-day strike.
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AFSCME Begins Strike, Draws Over 200 Supporters at UCSB

Workers from all 10 UC campuses plan to strike from May 7 to May 9. Participants on UCSB’s campus will strike from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. during these days.
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First UC System-Wide Title IX Coordinator Resigns

Kathleen Salvaty, the first person to serve in the position of system-wide Title IX Coordinator for the University of California, announced her resignation from the position in an interview with the N...
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Federal Judge Upholds DACA, Will Receive New Applications

The University of California Office of the President released a statement on Wednesday in support of a federal judge’s Tuesday ruling that will keep the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)...
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UC Workers’ Union Will Strike Following ‘Final Impasse’

AFSCME 3299, one of the largest unions representing workers within the University of California system, voted to strike following more than a year of negotiations, according to a union representative.
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CSUs Will Not Raise Tuition in 2018

California State Universities will not be raising tuition for the 2018-2019 academic year, according to a press release from the university system’s website.
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UC Will Begin Guaranteed Admission for All Qualified CCC Students

The memorandum of understanding (MOU) will increase the number of Californians who pursue higher education, California Community College Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley said in a press release.
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